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Dyck, Aganetha

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2246943
Dyck, Aganetha

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Canadian, 20th–21st century, female.

Born 1937, in Marquette (Manitoba).

Sculptor, mixed-media artist. Fabric art, environmental art.

Aganetha Dyck is best known for her sculptural work that involves a long-term collaboration with bees. Dyck places ready-made items in beehives, often repeatedly, and the bees build honeycombs onto the surfaces of these objects. An early example is her series ...

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Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art ; Sculpture and Carving ; Textiles and Embroidery ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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